Stories by Hamish Barwick

Mahindra Satyam in talks with integrators

Indian-headquartered Mahindra Satyam has recruited Daryn Mckay as local country manager and is weighing partnerships with system integrators locally in a bid to fast-track market penetration.

Kidd on drive to grow SMX channel

An ever-increasing emphasis on partners has resulted in a new channel management role at SMX, filled by former Renaissance Brands business development manager Chris Kidd.

Dell targets the enterprise with new hires

Dell will recruit three local staff to boost its business in the enterprise architecture market. Country manager Mike Hill says the vendor is interviewing for two storage specialists and a solutions architect. The solutions architect will be based in Auckland, while the storage specialists could be based in Auckland or Wellington depending on where they live.

VMware grows into new office

Virtualisation vendor VMware has outgrown its serviced office in Wellington and has found new premises to accommodate staff hires made this year. The company has added three people in Wellington and one in Auckland, and has a further vacancy for a technical account manager in Wellington. The Auckland office is serviced.

Provoke rides the cloud into new markets

Increasing adoption of online services has allowed Microsoft services partner Provoke to capture new markets and revenue sources, along with a widening of its portfolio of technology offerings.